RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2:  The RIGHT Gear

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #2: The RIGHT Gear

Almost all RAGBRAI riders will agree that a helmet is an essential piece of equipment that every rider needs. A helmet will protect your brain if you are involved ...

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RIDE RIGHT Safety Tips: TIP #1 The RIGHT Stuff

RIDE RIGHT Safety Tips: TIP #1 The RIGHT Stuff

If you have committed to riding RAGBRAI this year, it all starts with Tip #1, the RIGHT stuff. And when I say stuff, I mean bicycle. Every RAGBRAI ...

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Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Primal Wear & Iowa Bicycle Coalition to Host Best Bike Jersey Contest

Do you have the best team jersey? The Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Primal Wear is hosting a Best Bike Jersey contest during the 2015 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party.

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What Will Iowa Do With the PeopleForBikes $10,000 If We Get 10,000 Bicyclists to Sign-up?

What Will Iowa Do With the PeopleForBikes $10,000 If We Get 10,000 Bicyclists to Sign-up?

Over the past year, Iowa has made some strides on safe passing. While many states have a 3’ Passing Law, the Iowa DOT has rewritten the Iowa Driver’s Manual ...

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Why is Signing Up for PeopleForBikes Important for Iowa Bicycling?

Why is Signing Up for PeopleForBikes Important for Iowa Bicycling?

If you haven’t heard, the national bike advocacy organization, PeopleForBikes has issued a challenge just before RAGBRAI. If we have 10,000 bicyclists (people that ride bikes in Iowa if ...

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BaCoon Ride... So Close You Can Almost Taste It!

BaCoon Ride… So Close You Can Almost Taste It!

The inaugural BaCoon Ride is THIS Saturday June 28 and our mouths are watering in anticipation. But no need to be jealous, it's not too late to sign up!

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National Bike Organization Challenges Iowa to Recruit 10,000 Riders

National Bike Organization Challenges Iowa to Recruit 10,000 Riders

PeopleForBikes has challenged the Iowa Bicycle Coalition to recruit 10,000 bicyclists to join the PeopleForBikes movement. If that goal is reached, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition will receive a $10,000 donation. The ...

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Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Iowa Bicycle Summit Weekend Raises Big Funds for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Big Weekend at the Iowa Bicycle Summit, Iowa Bike Expo, and the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party is a big fundraiser for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #5: The Legal RIGHT

    by Mark Wyatt, Iowa Bicycle Coalition Veteran RAGBRAI riders understand the roads used by RAGBRAI are not closed to other vehicles.  You will occasionally see bikes, cars, and even large trucks ...

  • Daily Maps for RAGBRAI XLIII are Now Available

    The daily route maps for RAGBRAI XLIII are now available for downloading. These PDFs include the route, overnight, pass-through and meeting towns, bike shop locations, distance between the towns, ...

  • RAGBRAI Partners with ICEdot for Annual Bicycle Ride

    RAGBRAI announced today its partnership with ICEdot to provide emergency identification and notification services to this year’s participants. Now in its 43rd year, the week-long bicycle touring event will offer ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI - Heat and Humidity

    In the past couple of blogs I’ve been dealing with the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI. This blog covers the final two, Heat and Humidity. I will deal with these together ...

  • How to Return/Exchange Merchandise

    Need to exchange or return merchandise? Send it our way! Please read this post to make sure you have the right address.

  • RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H's of RAGBRAI - Hills

    Here is the next installment of Coach David Ertl's series on the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI: Headwinds, Hills, Heat and Humidity. This week he focuses on Hills and how you ...

  • UPDATE: Wristband Packages and Registration

    RAGBRAI Wristband Package Shipping We will be shipping wristband packages until the end of June, so don’t worry if you have not received your package yet.  You will receive an email ...

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip#4: The RIGHT Riding

    The most fun on RAGBRAI comes from the people. You can ride across Iowa whenever you want, but only during one week, can you ride with 10,000 friends. ...

  • RIDE RIGHT Safety Tip #3: The RIGHT Communications

    People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace. No matter who you are, you are going to pass another rider or you will be passed by another ...

  • RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H's of RAGBRAI - Headwinds

    In my last blog, I discussed the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Hills, Headwinds, Heat and Humidity. This time I am going to focus on Headwinds and how you ...

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz recaps the pre-ride.

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz talks about the route from Hiawatha to Coralville

  • RAGBRAI Director T.J. Juskiewicz on how to ride safely in bad weather

  • Bike shop owner and gravel rider Craig Cooper excited for RAGBRAI's first gravel loop.

  • Kathy Murphy of Cedar Rapids is one of the RAGBRAI pre-ride newcomers this year.

  • Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition says this year more stress is being given to safety for RAGBRAI

  • Scenes from the third day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Fort Dodge and Eldora.

  • Scenes from the second day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Storm Lake and Fort Dodge.

  • Scenes from the first day of the RAGBRAI preride route inspection between Sioux City and Storm Lake.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz points out highlights of the pass-through towns along the route cyclists will follow July 19 to 25, 2015.

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